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Amazing tour guide

Well, first of all I had no idea this neat location was even there, I had heard a mention here and... read more

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bush1316
Great place to see

Very interesting place to visit! So much of Arlington's history here. The curator really knows her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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"Known As Vegas Before Vegas" Decorative wrought iron gates flanked by native sandstone guard towers lend an aura of mystery of mystery and intrigue to the location of what was in the 1930s and 40s, a gambling ground rich and adventurous...more
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3001 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012-3425
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, first of all I had no idea this neat location was even there, I had heard a mention here and there, but never had I guessed that this location was so notorious during its hey day. Second of all, the tour guide is an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit! So much of Arlington's history here. The curator really knows her stuff. You gotta go!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and told the stories so vividly I felt like I was actually there in the 1920's and 30's. The fact that the tunnels are still there and so many of the original buildings are still present make the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Top O' Hill Terrace was recommended to my red hat group to go for a tour. We did that this weekend and all of us walked away completely thrilled we'd gone. The presentation was extremely interesting. At times I felt like I was being told...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed Miss Vicky’s easy going storytelling about the history of this place. Glad the college and church are working to preserve its history.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very neat place ! Vickie did a great job giving the tour. Especially awesome to see how God worked to change a sinful place into something great for Him!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was so cool, I’m 14 and not really into history BUT THIS WAS SO COOL AND INTERESTING , i went with my mom and had fun and learned more

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to visit if you are a history buff. Not much to do or see though. Used to be casino, speakeasy, and celebrity hangout. They made a reality show episode here to highlight the history and secret escape tunnels. Now its just a small...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

I am from Texas and had no idea Arlington was the Vegas before Vegas! The history, the people, and the ingenuity was AMAZING!! A presentation and a walking tour was excellent!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CindyW1490
Reviewed January 17, 2019

The history of the Top of the Hill is incredible! It's like stepping into a movie with gangsters, flappers and more. Loads of information and fun. This is a must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rebecca S
February 13, 2017|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
Tours are by appointment. Do you have a particular day and time in mind? The latest that tours can be conducted on Saturday is 6:00. You will need to set aside two hours for the tour.
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860sherriw
December 30, 2016|
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Response from TopOHill | Property representative |
A $10.00 donation per person is requested.
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Nancyjanellehoran
June 7, 2015|
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Response from caledoniajoyce | Reviewed this property |
I'd advise you go directly to the Top o Hill website as there's a direct email for Vickie Bryant there.
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